Definition of finale
- the symphony's finale
- the finale of the ballet
- In the finale, the singer sang an Italian classic.
- the TV show's season finale
She sung a very difficult song for the finale.
the finale to the festivities was a grand display of fireworks
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First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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